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Clinical Manager Orthopedics

Job ID: 18744
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Clinical Manager Orthopedics for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Variable position. 

Come join our team in the beautiful Pacific Northwest!

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Bellingham, WA is the perfect blend of endless outdoor recreation, urban living, strong schools, great shopping & cuisine, and so much more! These amenities are surrounded by incredible scenery, from the sea to the mountains and the rainforest, making this community an amazing place to live. Acclaimed for its small-city flavor and the home of Western Washington University, Whatcom Community College and Bellingham Technical College, Bellingham has a robust art, music and cultural scene while boasting 65 miles of inner-urban trails to explore, pristine lakes, forests, saltwater beaches, and snow-covered peaks - there are unlimited opportunities for breathtaking hikes, relaxing camping trips, water activities, bird watching, snow sports, and scenic drives!  

Experience small-city flavor and join our dedicated team! Located 90 minutes north of Seattle and 30 minutes south of British Columbia, Canada, this idyllic city has been rated as one of America's most desirable communities by Money, Outside, Kiplinger, Forbes, and National Geographic magazines. Head to Mount Baker for a day in the snow. Tour the San Juan Islands by sea kayak or sailboat. Trek the North Cascades on foot. Stay in town to explore the shops and cafes of historic Fairhaven and Downtown and then catch a show at Mount Baker Theater – you can do it all in Bellingham! 

PeaceHealth has been serving the communities of northwest Washington since 1890. 

PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center is a 253-bed, two-campus hospital providing a Level II Trauma Center and a full range of inpatient and outpatient services. PeaceHealth's Whatcom Region also includes the comprehensive heart care services of the Cardiovascular Center at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center as well as the primary and specialty care provided by PeaceHealth Medical Group.  

JOB SUMMARY

Manages the operations of primary care, and/or outpatient specialty and surgical clinics and services. Responsible for operation performance, financial goals, quality, service environment and regulatory compliance. Facilitates an interdisciplinary, collaborative approach in the delivery of care and programs; partnering with physicians, providers and operational leadership to provide effective and proactive management of clinic operations and/or clinical programs. Manages physicians, providers and caregivers.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Full authority/oversight over daily operations including but not limited to monitoring and prioritizing workflow, planning, developing, organizing and controlling activities.
  • Establish and maintain clinical standards of care for clinic nursing team. Manages and oversees the delivery of exceptional and compassionate care to all patients within areas of responsibility.
  • Analyzes, organizes and manages clinical and non-clinical operations of assigned areas. .
  • Oversees contracts for visiting providers that are not employees of PeaceHealth. May include management of a large population of visiting providers representing a variety of specialties.
  • Partners with physicians and senior clinic leadership to lead clinic and/or program operations to ensure overall success of areas of responsibility. Engage staff, providers and leadership in developing and implementing action plans to meet annual operating goals that are in alignment with strategic plan and to resolve clinic and/or program issues in a timely manner.
  • Overall accountability and oversight of assigned clinics, services and programs including financial and operational performance; provider practice efficiency; service excellence; budget development and management; staffing; talent/performance management. Engages appropriate stakeholders in the review and dissemination of area financial and productivity performance.
  • Manage the selection, training, coaching, mentoring, development and evaluation of assigned staff. Full employment authority.
  • Provide first line response to physician and assigned staff issues (behavioral and clinical). Responsible for problem resolution in collaboration with lead physicians(s) and/or senior clinic leadership as necessary.
  • Support/influence strategic initiatives and manage programs in identified service lines. Provides solutions and strategic direction for addressing the business operational issues.
  • Involved with planning and implementation of new or acquired service and business ventures.
  • Leads process improvement initiatives. Analyzes situations, identifies problems, identifies and evaluates alternative courses of action and implements improvement plans through utilization of Quality Improvement (QI) and Process Improvement (PI) principles.
  • Demonstrates emphasis on inspiring caregivers and improving quality of staff, systems, and environment to insure high quality care and service.
  • Ensures that legal and regulatory standards, as well as clinic and/or program and department policies and procedures are implemented and monitored.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or a combination of education and experience that provides the caregiver with the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job required. BSN preferred
  • Master’s degree in business or healthcare management is preferred.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Minimum 5 years of related healthcare experience, including a minimum two years of leadership experience required.
  • Clinic and/or clinical operations experience required.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Current RN licensure in the state practicing.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) required at date of hire.

For a full description of the position, or for questions, contact Purneet, [email protected]

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.  

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

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